Webb Sprague

Dsc06153

Biography

I am an open source applications programmer and a nascent anthropologist and demographer, living in Eugene.

Sessions for this user

* Remember Tcl/ Tk? Grandpa might be old, but he can still kick your ass!

Rumors of its senescence -- at least lack of stylishness -- to the contrary, Tcl/Tk is still one of the best scripting environments around. I will show you why.
Hacks
Webb Sprague

Proposals for this user

* Bringing open source technology to community projects -- a live discussion

We will assemble four community organizers and four open source experts and moderate a discussion focusing on the information needs of the community leaders and possible open source solutions.
Culture 2009-03-26 23:30:24 +0000
Webb Sprague, Sarah Beecroft, Ken Tanzer, Jonathan Hedstrom

* Maker culture and the new economy

As more people discover that making things is fun, especially making high-tech, complex, useful machines, the economy will shift from one based on scarcity to one based on technical creativity. The Portland area and Portland Tech Shop are poised to be part of this renaissance
Business 2009-03-27 17:03:35 +0000
Webb Sprague